The latest news on Guantánamo Bay
Extreme tactics used on prisoners at Guantánamo and elsewhere.
Report says the agency blocked access to senior al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah.
The cases against suspected terrorists are the biggest test yet for a controversial system.
Revelations about the destruction of interrogation tapes by the CIA have altered the way the military maintains documentation regarding detainees in the prison at Guantánamo Bay and other locations, according to government documents filed in federal court this month
The Justice Department's inspector general is expected to release a report soon detailing whether FBI employees participated in any abuse of detainees at military prisons in Guantánamo Bay, Iraq, and Afghanistan, according to a report released by the division today.
The White House disclosed today that President Bush himself wrote a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il asking him to fully disclose the country's nuclear program. Bush sent his letter to the North Korean leader on December 1 and also wrote letters to the leaders of other countries involved in six-party talks about North Korea, expressing the desire to resolve the nuclear standoff.
Government lawyer struggles to convince high court that prisoners have adequate access to justice
Key cases this week signal the strain over prisoners' rights
Some lawyers in the civil appeals division object to the government's policies on Guantanamo Bay.